Ahead of their Final Four games, Kobe Bryant pays a visit to players from Gonzaga and Oregon and offers pep talks and new gear.
NCAA president Mark Emmert said the organization's board will meet in the next few days to debate the new North Carolina measure that repealed the controversial bathroom bill law.
Kansas senior guard Frank Mason III took home the AP Player of the Year trophy and Gonzaga coach Mark Few was honored as the top coach.
Gonzaga is the best selling of the Final Four schools in 11 U.S. states, only behind UNC's 25 and ahead of both Oregon (9) and South Carolina (5).
Tar Heels point guard Joel Berry II says he's "not going to sit out" Saturday's Final Four matchup against Oregon, despite dealing with injuries to both ankles.
Oregon's Dillon Brooks finally revealed that the injury he suffered last summer was a Jones fracture in his foot.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|8||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||28-9||8||25||13||24|
|21||Iowa StateISU||Big 12||24-11||21||1||15||22|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).